Our Community Life Commission consists of the many active lay movements, groups, and ministries who come together to experience the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit. At St. Francis, we strive to truly become one Body in Christ. Our Community Life groups live the reality of Christian communion and fellowship.
Contact representatives of the ministries
below to learn
more about them or to join them in building up the Body of Christ!
Community Life Commission meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:45 pm.
Community Life Commissioner
Community Life Staff Liaison
Phone: 972-712-2645 ext. 231
Empty Nesters I, II & III
For married couples who have no children living at home, that are interested in social activities. Empty Nesters I meets every 3rd Saturday of the month, Empty Nesters II meets every 2nd Saturday of the month. Couples take turns hosting or organizing social events.
- Contact: Misty Droessler
- Phone: (972) 302-1362
Meets monthly to do beautification projects on the parish grounds as well as special outreach projects at the homes for parishioners in need from time-to time.
Hospitality (After Mass Donut Fellowship)
This committee provides a valuable opportunity for parishioners to get to know one another following the Mass. They are responsible for picking up donuts, and setting up the coffee/donut table.
Worldwide Marriage Encounter's mission is to
proclaim the value of Marriage and Holy Orders in the Church and in the world.
It is the largest pro-marriage movement in the world offering a weekend
experience for couples who want to make their good marriage even better. The
weekend provides couples with a Catholic experience, facilitated by three team
couples and a priest, but individuals of all faith are welcome. The emphasis is
on communication and the tools husbands and wives need to support them in living
God's desire for their marriage. If you want to learn more about this
unique approach to revitalizing the sacrament of Marriage, please join us for an
Ministry of Mother's Sharing (M.O.M.S.)
MOMS is a peer organization committed to motherhood, family and
service within our Catholic community. We welcome mothers of all ages, with kids
in all stages of life. From September to May, our members gather regularly to
support each other in friendship and affirmation of our roles as Catholic
mothers. All meetings include a guest speaker, fellowship and food. In addition
to our Monthly Meetings, we offer the 8 week MOMS sessions, a great foundation
for forming friendships with faith minded mothers in a small group setting.
These sessions are designed to help the Christian mother appreciate the
sacredness of her role. Although not a Bible study, the program will enhance the
Christian perspective on topics like Self-Esteem and Self-Acceptance; Stress,
Worries and Anxiety; Everyday Spirituality and others.
Morning Rosary/Prayer Group
After the 8:30 morning mass, gathers in prayer and fellowship. Join us after morning Mass as we come before our Lord to intercede for one another and to give thanks for all our blessings.
- Contact: Theresa Etcheverry
- Phone: (972) 377-0952
St. Francis Men’s and Co-Ed Softball Teams
Anyone can play—the teams are fun and they’ve even boosted a few championships!
Women of St. Francis
An organization of women dedicated to spirituality, service and fellowship. Women of St. Francis are affiliated with the National Council of Catholic Women. Meets 3rd Thursday, 7:00 pm.
Young Adults Ministry
The St. Francis of Assisi Young Adults (SFYA) Ministry is intended for young
adults, professionals and college students (ages of 18-40) with or without
children. Whether you are single, dating, in a relationship, engaged, married,
single parent, widowed, divorced, college student, professionals, new to town or
longtime resident, exploring the Catholic Church or have come back to your
faith...ALL ARE WELCOME! Our purpose is to provide an opportunity for young
adults united in diversity and faith, to share their faith and build a home for
young adults; within our family of friends in the St. Francis of Assisi